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Child must be skilled in this before using a calculator 


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Use this to decide if a final solution is reasonable 


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materials that can be touched or moved are called... 


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 Grids of pegs taht hold rubber bands in place
 Used to introcude area and perimeter



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 Hardwood 3d geometric figures
 Used to introduce geometric concepts and formulas such as volume and surface area



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 10 different color rods measuring 1 to 10 cm
 Used to demonstrate addition and subtraction



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 Made up of 7 distinct pieces
 Used to introduce fractions and area



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Baseten materials,decimal squares, 10frames, cuisenaire rods, math balance, cubes, 2color counters are all manipulatives that teaches the concept of what? 


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Pattern blocks, cuisenaire rods, Color tiles, cubes, tangrams, 2color counters and tangrams are all manipulatives that teaches the concept of what? 


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Shapes of different colors used to teach:
 pattern or shape attributes
 fractions and geometry



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A manipulative object used to teach counting, place value, and probability 


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 Helps students understand basic algorithm
 cubes represent ones place
 rods represent the tens place
 Flats represent hundreds place
 Blocks represent thousands place



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Understanding of base ten teaches this concept 


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Written calendars were first used in the... 


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Discovery of algebra and the number zero 


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Development of the numeric system, trigonometry, and quadratic equations 


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Developed modern day math, multiplication, division, square root and cube root 


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 A rule is made after observing or seeing several examples
 Making a hypothese and forming a reasonable conclusion from examing a large amount of evidence
Example: observing blue jays building nests 


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Learning through examples 


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Learning step by step is known as what approach? 


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 Moves from assumption to conclusion
 Moves from general to specific
 Use of applying a rule to make a conclusion
Example: number of pounds x cost per pound 


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Computer application similar to a textbook
Teaches math concepts or reinforce through drill exercises 


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Downloaded internet based applications that allow students to practice new concepts are called... 


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Arranging objects in order according to size, shape, color, etc. 


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 Focusing only on one aspect of a situation or problem
 Assuming objects in a tall cylinder is more than objects in a shorter/wider container



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Thinking a nickel is worth more than a dime because the coin is larger or 5 nickels are more than a quarter 

